Production, manufacturing and logistics

Milton Keynes City has a thriving economy that includes a significant presence in the production, manufacturing, and logistics sectors with a unique location opportunity for companies seeking to access high-value markets in the UK and Europe.

The city’s optimal location, at the south-eastern periphery of England’s central logistics hub, provides businesses with unrivalled access to the UK national market, the high-income ‘London and South East England’ market, and Europe (via the Channel Tunnel and southern England ports).

Milton Keynes is perfectly located within a four-hour drive of 90% of the British population.

Overall, the production, manufacturing, and logistics sectors play a vital role in the economy of Milton Keynes, contributing to job creation and economic growth in the region.

Production, manufacturing and logistics


Milton Keynes is home to several production companies, including those that specialize in precision engineering and metalworking. These companies produce a range of components and finished products for various industries, such as automotive, aerospace, and defence. Some of the notable production companies in Milton Keynes include Goodrich Actuation Systems, Timken Aerospace, and Schneider Electric.


The manufacturing sector in Milton Keynes is diverse and includes companies that produce everything from medical equipment and electronics to food and beverages. Some of the major manufacturing companies in the area include Refresco, which is the UK’s leading contract packer and drinks producer, and Ceravision, which specializes in innovative lighting solutions.


Milton Keynes is a major hub for logistics and distribution in the UK, thanks to its central location and excellent transport links. The city is home to several large distribution centres, including those operated by John Lewis, Waitrose, and Amazon. In addition, several logistics companies are based in Milton Keynes, providing a range of services such as warehousing, transportation, and supply chain management.